Category: Teen Drivers

Preventing Vehicle Theft Content provided by YouTube, NHTSA, and SafeCarTV: Read Article

Help Your Teen Become a Safe Driver

Clear Communication, Expectations Are Key As a parent, the thought of your teen behind the wheel can be scary enough. The statistics about teen driving: even scarier. In 2013, 2,163 teens ages 16 to 19 died in motor vehicle accidents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That’s nearly six teenagers every day. But, there’s good news, too: Graduated driver licensing programs... Read Article

College Students and Insurance: A Primer for Parents

The Typical College Student’s Insurance Needs This post is part of a series of insurance blogs on showcasing the expertise of independent insurance agents and aimed at helping you understand important insurance coverages and issues. It’s an exciting and emotional time when a child – err, young adult – heads off to college. And, for many parents, a confusing time in regards to car... Read Article

Half of all teens will be involved in a crash before graduating from high school

And 96% of teen crashes will be caused by driver error A personal umbrella policy can help protect you. As new teen drivers hit the road this summer, a standalone personal umbrella policy with limits up to $10MM can help protect you. Mark's summer internship in the city was a dream come true for a 17-year-old — especially because he got to drive there in his... Read Article

Tragedy During Diploma Season

It's Time to End Drunk Driving The festivities of graduation season are here — a time to celebrate the energy and optimism of the new grads. Parties marking the occasion will probably include alcohol, increasing the risk of drunk — and even "tipsy" driving. Last year, almost 10,000 people were killed in accidents involving alcohol. How will you make sure your insured is safe and... Read Article